Mann, Kenny

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MANN, Kenny

MANN, Kenny. British (born Kenya), b. 1946. Genres: History, Area studies, Poetry, Children's non-fiction. Career: Author, editor, educator, and filmmaker. Bank Street Publications, NYC, editor and writer, 1990-92; Simon & Schuster/Dillon Press, Parsippany, NJ, author and picture researcher, 1993-; Marshall-Cavendish Benchmark Books, White Plains, NY, author, 1998-; Institute of Children's Literature, Redding, CT, member of faculty, 1996-99; Southampton College, professor of writing; Friends World College, writing program, coordinator. Also worked as a documentary filmmaker and radio show producer and host in Hamburg, Germany, and as a tour and public relations manager for Polydor Records in Germany. Publications: AFRICAN KINGDOMS OF THE PAST SERIES: The Western Sudan: Ghana, Mali, Songhay, 1996; The Guinea Coast: Oyo, Benin, Ashanti, 1996; Kongo Ndongo: West Central Africa, 1996; Zenj, Buganda: East Africa, 1996; Egypt, Kush, Aksum: Northeast Africa, 1997; Monomotapa, Zululand, Lesotho: Southern Africa, 1997. OTHER: I Am Not Afraid! Based on a Masai Folktale, 1993; Yellow Dog Dreaming (fiction), 1995; The Ancient Hebrews, 1998; Isabel and Ferdinand, 2001. Contributor to periodicals. Address: 29 Henry St, Sag Harbor, NY 11963, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]